National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations

Version of section 29 from 2006-03-22 to 2013-03-20:

  •  (1) If a company contracts for the provision of services in respect of the maintenance of a pipeline, the company shall

    • (a) inform the contractor of all special conditions associated with the maintenance;

    • (b) inform the contractor of all special safety practices and procedures necessitated by the conditions or features specific to the maintenance;

    • (c) take all reasonable steps to ensure that maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with the manual developed under section 31; and

    • (d) authorize a person to halt a maintenance activity in circumstances where, in the person’s judgement, the maintenance activity is not being conducted in accordance with the manual developed under section 31 or is creating a hazard to anyone at the maintenance site.

  • (2) The person referred to in paragraph (1)(d) must have sufficient expertise, knowledge and training to competently carry out the obligations set out in that paragraph.

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